A record breaking 7814 runners and Nordic walkers took part in Tartu City Marathon’s events


Photo: Elen Kontkar

As of preliminary data, 7814 runners enjoyed Estonian autumn in the three events of the 7th Tartu City Marathon.

Marathon weekend started on Friday with the Friday Night Run. The event kicked off at 8 p.m. with a concert from famous Estonian rapper Arop. One hour later he gave a start to the running part. As of preliminary data, 1278 runners took part in the Friday Night Run.

On Saturday both the main distances (42, 21 and 10 km) and children’s events took place. In the main distances 3754 runners and Nordic walkers participated with the 10 km being the most popular distance (2020 runners and walkers).

The always popular children’s events attracted 2782 little runners to the second biggest town in Estonia.